This film is only available to viewers in Southern California (excluding San Diego County) from October 1, 2020 at 12pm PT to October 4, 2020 at 11:59pm PT. Click here to watch the film on Eventive.
Chronicling the rampant censorship and challenges of ensuring non-partisan news reportage faced by the independent free press under President Duterte in the Philippines, director Ramona S. Diaz (MOTHERLAND, LAAPFF 2017) spotlights the intrepid and life-risking efforts of its most ardent defender, Rappler CEO and journalist Maria Ressa. — Lindy Leong
Director: Ramona S. Diaz
Writer: Ramona S. Diaz
Producer: Ramona S. Diaz, Leah Marino, Julie Goldman, Christopher Clements, Carolyn Hepburn
Executive Producer: Laurene Powell Jobs, Davis Guggenheim, Nicole Stott, Jonathan Silberberg, David Cornfield, Linda Cornfield
Director of Photography: Gabriel Goodenough, Jeffrey Johnson
Editor: Leah Marino
Watch our conversation “Cine Diaz,” featuring filmmaker Ramona Diaz and special guest Maria Ressa, hosted during the LAAPFF Virtual Showcase in May.
Join us on October 25, 2020 at 5pm PT for a livestream Q&A on A THOUSAND CUTS with filmmaker Ramona S. Diaz and special guest Maria Ressa in conversation with Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Emmy-nominated filmmaker. Click here to learn more.
Join us for a panel on the film A THOUSAND CUTS, featuring Maria Ressa (Rappler), Jinee Lokaneeta (Drew University), Gina Dent (UCSC), moderated by Neferti Tadiar (Barnard College).
Join us for a livestream Q&A on A THOUSAND CUTS with filmmaker Ramona S. Diaz and special guest Maria Ressa in conversation with Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Emmy-nominated filmmaker.